Designed specifically with runners’ needs in mind, Mountain Skills for Runners combines the theory and practice of good mountain-craft to make sure that you have the skills you need to enjoy epic days in the mountains ... and come home safely to tell the tale. Running from our Lake District base, we will cover:
If the mountains are calling, then this course is for you. No previous mountain running experience is required: we will teach to your level.
Come on your own, or bring your friends: discounts are available for teaching groups of 2 – 6. See our Price List for full details.
Max group size: 6. If you have a larger group, please contact us for further information.
A practical day of mountain skills theory and practice, running with our expert coaches in the Glenridding Valley. Full day courses run from 09:30 to 16:30 with a break for lunch; half day courses may be booked in the morning or afternoon.
Please be aware we might be moving at slow speeds at some points during the day: please account for this in your clothing selection. Check the weather forecast in advance of your course and come prepared.
A course designed to teach you how to navigate at night or in zero visibility conditions. Perfect for events like the Montane Spine and Challenger, Marmot Dark Mountains or any...
Learn to walk and run with poles, using them for forward propulsion and not just balance. In this course we will teach you the basics, go through some drills and then put in to...
Come and enjoy the magic of Helvellyn and her 'technical' Edges, being Swirral and Striding Edge, under the cloak of darkness, with Mountain Run expertly guiding you all the way.
Come and join us for an epic traverse of the Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Swirral Edge and CatstyCam under the light of a FULL MOON